29 Jul '12, 3pm

6 Uzbeks killed in North Waziristan drone strike: Six Uzbek fighters were among those reported killed in the lat...

Six Uzbek fighters were among those reported killed in the latest US drone strike in Pakistan's Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan. The remotely piloted Predators or the more advanced Reapers fired at least six missiles at a compound and a vehicle in the village of Khushhali Turikhel near Mir Ali, according to reports from Pakistan. The Uzbek fighters were "visiting a spring for leisure" when they were attacked, a Pakistani intelligence official told The Express Tribune , which put the number of Uzbeks killed at six. AFP reported that seven "militants" were killed. No senior al Qaeda or allied jihadist commanders from foreign terrorist groups are reported to have been killed in the strike. The Uzbek fighters were likely members of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, or the Islamic Jihad Group, an IMU splinter. Both groups are closely tied to al Qaeda and ...

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